Neuroscience

Teen sleeping on a pillow

The one low-tech fix for teens' sleep problems

Sleep helps brains develop — no surprise. Unexpected was the importance of one aspect of where teens slept.

Researchers Yang and Gomez Pinilla

UCLA cell study reveals how head injuries lead to serious brain diseases

The first cell “atlas” of a hippocampus affected by traumatic brain injury is made.

Now you just need to remember to exercise!

Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function.

Slot machine with the number 7

Regret is a gambler’s curse, scientists say

New science can record rapid human brain activity — including what goes on after we wager.

UCSF spinal cord injury

A new spinal cord injury treatment is getting patients back on their feet

Patients are recovering from injuries that were once believed to be irreversible.

Sleep deprived girl in classroom

How poor sleep can ruin your social life

People found sleep-deprived individuals to be more socially unattractive, and felt lonelier after interacting with them.

Key in the door

Where you put your keys

Ben Storm explains why we tend to misplace just that one thing and why forgetting might be a secret power.

Trump, Merkel and another foreign leader

Reeling from the news? Train your brain to feel better with these 4 techniques

Tips from neuroscience can help you cope with events outside your control.

Rachelle Crosbie-Watson driving her Corvette

Curing a deadly childhood disease, sharing her love of science, and a sleek ’68 Corvette drive this biochemist

Mashable captures a day in the life of Duchenne muscular dystrophy researcher.

faded memory Instagram

Thank Instagram and Snapchat for your fading memories

Documenting your life may come at the cost of actually being able to remember it.

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